My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here,My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer,Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go.
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Source: My Heart's in the Highlands
Contributed by: Victoria
He wales a portion with judicious care; And "Let us worship God," he says with solemn air.
Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.
Contributed by: Zaady
Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.
In durance vile 1here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep.
Source: Epistle from Esopus to Maria.
Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to your gory bed, Or to victory! Now 's the day and now 's the hour; See the front o' battle lour.
What 's done we partly may compute, But know not what 's resisted.
Source: Address to the Unco Guid.
Oh whistle, and I 'll come to ye, my lad.
Source: Whistle, and I 'll Come to Ye.
She is a winsome wee thing, She is a handsome wee thing, She is a bonny wee thing, This sweet wee wife o' mine.
Source: My Wife 's a Winsome Wee Thing.
Know prudent cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.
Source: A Bard's Epitaph
Ah, gentle dames! it gars me greet To think how monie counsels sweet, How monie lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises.
Source: Tam o' Shanter.
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